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Old 02-11-2005, 11:39 PM   #1
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Would it be a good idea to have four pressure tanks on the air pressure homemade and have ball valves under each PC so that you could control the amount of PCs that can actually be used a one time? This would make it so your gun could use 4 PCs or 1 without having to build more than one gun.
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Old 02-12-2005, 12:51 AM   #2
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It's a good idea, but the problem would be the over all size of APH. Having to battle with that thing would be extremely hard.
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Old 02-12-2005, 02:34 AM   #3
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Yeah, it's an idea I and at least one other person though up separately. I think it would be a good idea, since it would mean you could either have a backup PC ready, or a smaller PC if you need to pump up quickly.
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Old 02-12-2005, 03:46 AM   #4
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I've been working on a similar idea for a WBL, the only probably is it would need a lot of money to make. And also a lot of time to pump initially.
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Old 02-12-2005, 09:36 AM   #5
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Quote:
Originally posted by Commander_Gaunt@Feb 12 2005, 01:46 AM
I've been working on a similar idea for a WBL, the only probably is it would need a lot of money to make. And also a lot of time to pump initially.
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yes, but the whole idea is to have the option of using 1 PC in a tight situation or using more when power is needed
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Old 02-12-2005, 09:38 AM   #6
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Quote:
Originally posted by hunter+Feb 12 2005, 03:36 PM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(hunter @ Feb 12 2005, 03:36 PM)</div><div class='quotemain'><!--QuoteBegin-Commander_Gaunt@Feb 12 2005, 01:46 AM
I've been working on a similar idea for a WBL, the only probably is it would need a lot of money to make. And also a lot of time to pump initially.
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yes, but the whole idea is to have the option of using 1 PC in a tight situation or using more when power is needed
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Yeah, that makes sense to me, it was basically what I was trying to explain in my previous post.

So try it out. It sounds like a good idea to me, I'd be keen to hear how making it goes!
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Old 02-12-2005, 10:15 AM   #7
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This idea has been thought of on several occasions. However, I won't be the first to inform you that it's not a very good idea. BlueSmudge tried it out, and as he opened his extra PC, the air expanded, losing pressure. That was, of course, because he didn't have other ball valves to make sure the pressure didn't drop.

In my opinion, this wouldn't be a very useful idea. I would go for a simpler solution such as pumping in between your shots. This idea has not gone through a good test however, if someone could make an APH with a valve configuration like this I'm sure it would be appreciated!
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Old 02-12-2005, 02:00 PM   #8
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I was planning to try this, but I don't have much time on my hands so it will be a while before it's finished.
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